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6.22 Farming Today: DAVID ADDIS Producer PETER ESTALL
6.40 Prayer for the Day REV BARNEY MILLlGAN

: Today

Introduced by John Tlmpson and Robert Robinson including at 6.50 and 7.50 med wave only Travel news. What's on, and (6.50 only) Keep Fit at 6.55 and 7.55 Weather and programme news at 7.0 and 8.0 News and more of Today, Including at 7.25 and 8.25 Commonwealth Games
Sportsdesk with reports from Christchurch at 7.35* and 8.35* Papers
7.45-7.50 Thought for the Day


Introduced By: John Tlmpson
Introduced By: Robert Robinson

: News

: Tuesday Call: [number removed]

from 9.20 Contraception
Should contraception be a part of sex education? How reliable is the rhythm method? Will research ever produce the perfect contraceptive?
Put your questions on contraception to Dr Malcolm Potts of the International Planned Parenthood Federation and Mrs Freda Parker of the Family Planning Association.
Sue MacGregor in the chair
Produced by the Woman's Hour Unit
Call [number removed] from 8.0 am
The fear of meeting mum: p 4


Unknown: Dr Malcolm Potts
Unknown: Mrs Freda Parker

: News

: Daily Service

NEM p 54; Holy Spirit (BBC HB 155); Psalm 48; Luke 6, vv 39-49 (NEB); Who would true valour see (BBC HB 371)

: Morning Story

Read by Leonard Sachs
Of course, it was not very usual for a young girl of good family, possessed of so attractive a dowry, to seek a husband by way of a newspaper advertisement.


Translated By: Ernest Boyd
Read By: Leonard Sachs

: News

: Down Your Way

Canvey Island, Essex.
Producer Richard BURWOOD


Producer: Richard Burwood

: Sounds Topical

: News

: You and Yours

Presenter Nancy Wise Home and Family
Sixth Form Colleges: signs are that more parents will soon be able to send their children to these colleges. What are the advantages? A report by HUGH PURCELL.
With other items and your letters in What's On Your Mind? Write to You and Yours, BBC, Broadcasting House, London W1A 1AA


Unknown: Hugh Purcell.

: Dr Finlay's Casebook

from the TV series based on the characters created by A. J. CRONIN
The Will to Live written by N. J. CRISP adapted by PAT DUNLOP
When Janet goes off on holiday she meets with unexpected adventures.... and so do the doctors at Arden House.
Broadcast by arrangement with GRAHAM STEWART
(Repeated: Thursday, 6.15 pm) (Andrew Cruickshank is in Lloyd George Knew My Father ' at the St Martin's Theatre, London)
Weather, programme news


Unknown: A. J. Cronin
Written By: N. J. Crisp
Adapted By: Pat Dunlop
Arrangement With: Graham Stewart
Unknown: Andrew Cruickshank
Dr Cameron: Andrew Cruickshank
Janet: Barbara Mullen
Dr Finlay: Bill Simpson
Bruce Sanders: Simon Lack
Mrs Gale: Molly Weir
Mr Gale: Geoffrey Matthews
Robbie: Jon Croft
Dr Frazer: John Samson

: The World at One: News

and voices and topics in and behind the headlines introduced by William Hardcastle


Introduced By: William Hardcastle

: The Archers

: Woman's Hour

from 2.0
Introduced by Sue MacGregor The Fifth Estate
4: Huw Wheldon interviews Robin Day , who says:
2.0-2.2 News
A dress for all seasons - and all centuries!: Britain's largest costumier moves house.
Answering Your Letters on Coughs: DR TREVOR WESTON.
Sierra Leone: ANDREW MANDER -STAM reports on an African country just opening the door to tourism.
The Complete Steel (2)


Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Robin Day
Unknown: Andrew Mander
Unknown: Richard Briers

: Listen with Mother

Story: Rags and Bones by e. M. WATERHOUSE


Unknown: E. M. Waterhouse

: News

: David Copperfield

5: Steerforth's Home

: News

: Gardeners' Question Time

FRED LOADS, BILL SOWERBUTTS and ALAN GEMMELL to answer questions which listeners have sent in by post Producer KENNETH FORD


Unknown: Michael Barratt
Unknown: Bill Sowerbutts
Unknown: Alan Gemmell
Producer: Kenneth Ford

: Story Time

The Long Ships
7: The Baptised Bridegroom


Read By: Michael McClain

: PM Reports

William Hardeastle and PM's reporting team
5.50 Stock Market report
S.55 Weather, programme news


Unknown: William Hardeastle

: News

: My Music!

A musical quiz devised by EDWARD J. MASON and TONY SHRYANE
John Amis and Frank Muir challenge
Ian Wallace and Denis Norden In the chair Steve Race
(Repeated: Thursday. 12.27 pm)


Unknown: Edward J. Mason
Unknown: Tony Shryane
Unknown: John Amis
Unknown: Frank Muir
Unknown: Ian Wallace
Unknown: Denis Norden

: The Archers

(Repeated: Wed, 1.S0 pm)

: News Desk

Gerald Priestland


Unknown: Gerald Priestland

: It's Your Line:

[number removed]
Company Pensions
It's only another year before your employer will have to decide whether he will provide you with a company pension regarded as satisfactory under the Social Security Act of 1973, or let you rely on the State Reserve scheme set up by the Government as a ' fall-back.& So it's vitally important for everybody in employment to know what kind of pension is planned and whether it will meet individual needs.
Ring Robin Day to put your question on Company Pension schemes, and how they may be expected to work, to Lord Byers, chairman of the Company Pensions Information Centre.
[number removed](16 lines) will take questions from 6.0 pm onward

: Dear and Honoured Lady

The story of Queen Victoria, her life and the great events of her time, in 13 episodes Peggy Ashcroft as Victoria 12: The Queen and her Heir by JOHN CHANDOS Producer
(Repeated: Friday, 3.5 pm)
(Peggy Ashcroft is a member of the Royal Shakespeare Co)
9.29 Weather


Unknown: Peggy Ashcroft
Unknown: John Chandos
Unknown: Nesta Pain
Unknown: Peggy Ashcroft
Narrator: Gabriel Woolf
Baron Stockmar: Rolf Lefebvre
Mr Birch: Nigel Graham
Mr Gibbs: John Forrest
Sir Henry Ponsonby: John Richmond
Lady Lyttelton: Betty Hardy
' Vicky,' the Princess Royal: Hilda Schroder
Edward, Prince of Wales: Trader Faulkner
Princess Alexandra: Diana Olsson

: The World Tonight: News

Douglas Stuart reporting


Unknown: Douglas Stuart

: Kaleidoscope

Introduced by Jacky Gillott Producer ALAN HAYDOCK


Introduced By: Jacky Gillott
Producer: Alan Haydock

: A Book at Bedtime

Leopard in the Sun by SIEGFRIED STANDER


Unknown: Siegfried Stander
Read By: Joan Matheson

: The Financial World Tonight

News Headlines followed by Radio 4's International Business Report; Market Trends

: News

preceded by Weather

: * Closedown

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